Posts Tagged ‘Royal Caribbean International’

Passengers describe terror of cruise ship in bad storm

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Federal transportation officials might soon be looking into a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean over the weekend. (

Anthem of the Seas forced back to Bayonne after encountering fierce storm – reports

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Anthem of the Seas (Foto: Christian Eckardt - Columbus Cruise Center) Royal Caribbean International’s Anthem of the Seas has been forced to turn back to Bayonne in New Jersey after encountering a fierce storm that caused damage on board and injured four people, although none of them seriously, media reports say. (

Royal Caribbean and Cintas Ink Agreement for Uniform Program

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Cintas Corporation has signed an agreement with Royal Caribbean International, to manufacture uniforms for its fleet of ships, according to a prepared statement. (

Harmony of the Seas to Feature DreamWorks, Oasis Class Ships Adding Benefits to Some Cabins

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Like its Oasis-class fleet mates, Harmony of the Seas will feature the DreamWorks experience when it launches May 2016. (

Australia: Royal Caribbean International partners with the Channel Nine

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Royal Caribbean International and the Nine Network have announced a television special hosted by well-known Australian television talent Natalie Gruzlewski, filmed onboard Australia’s largest and most feature packed ship Explorer of the Seas. (

Seven Royal Caribbean passengers arrested after 24 pounds of cocaine worth $300,000 is found on cruise ship in Puerto Rico

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Seven cruise ship passengers have been arrested after 24 pounds of cocaine was found on board a Royal Caribbean liner just before it was to set off on a cruise from Puerto Rico. (

Royal Caribbean Names Renee Guttman Chief Information Security Officer

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Royal Caribbean Cruises today announced the appointment of Renee Guttman as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), effective January 25, 2016. (

Royal Caribbean Cancels Navigator of the Seas’ Port Call in Haiti

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Royal Caribbean International has announced that it has cancelled the port call of Navigator of the Seas in Labadee, Haiti, which was originally scheduled for Thursday, July 21. (

Royal Caribbean International and the Forbidden City’s Imperial Palace Museum partner to showcase Chinese culture

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

Royal Caribbean International and the Imperial Palace Museum (the Palace Museum) held a joint press conference at a signing ceremony for a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreement in the Forbidden City’s Jianfu Palace. (

Royal Caribbean Bypasses Labadee Due to Local Protests

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

Passengers onboard Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas were forced to skip a scheduled port stop at the line’s private island of Labadee after Haitian protesters took to the waters around the island. (

Construction Countdown: Ovation of the Seas Nears Completion in Germany

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Royal Caribbean’s Ovation of the Seas is currently under construction at Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. Watch to see how the construction process is coming along on the third Quantum class ship.

Royal Caribbean Axes Some Refurb Plans for Majesty of the Seas

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Majesty of the SeasRoyal Caribbean will not be adding the Sabor Modern Mexican or Izumi restaurants to Majesty of the Seas, as it previously announced it would when the ship is refurbished in March. (

Cruise Planners Wins Chairman’s Award From Royal Caribbean

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, has announced that the company has won the Chairman’s Award for Overall Achievement from Royal Caribbean International for the first time. (

Royal Caribbean Announces Entertainment Lineup for Harmony of the Seas

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Royal Caribbean International has announced the entertainment lineup for Harmony of the Seas, the line’s new Oasis-class ship that is set to offer Western Mediterranean itineraries in Europe starting May 2016. (

Cruise Passenger Killed, Others Injured, in Jamaica Bus Crash

Friday, January 15th, 2016

A cruise passenger was killed and three others injured when a tour bus crashed in Falmouth, Jamaica. The Independence of the Seas passengers were on the way back from a ship-organized excursion to Dunn’s River Beach when the four-vehicle collision occurred. (

Royal Caribbean International Announces 2013 Loyal To Royal Travel Agent Partners Of The Year

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

Royal Caribbean International is delighted to announce the 2013 Loyal to Royal Travel Agent Partners of the Year for the United States and Canada.

Harmony of the Seas to Feature Comedic High Dive Act, Skating Spectaculars and Parties Galore

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

Royal Caribbean’s third Oasis-class ship, Harmony of the Seas, will feature a wide variety of entertainment options when it launches this May. (

Royal Caribbean Axes Devinly Decadence on Anthem of the Seas

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Royal Caribbean has changed the name (and presumably menu) of its Devinly Decadence restaurant onboard Anthem of the Seas. The new name is the Solarium Bistro, referencing its location inside the ship’s adults-only Solarium. (

Royal Caribbean to Charge for Sky Diving on Quantum of the Seas

Saturday, December 26th, 2015

Royal Caribbean is charging fees for the RipCord by iFly sky diving simulator and the North Star observation capsule on Quantum of the Seas sailings on cruises leaving from Shanghai. (

Cruise ship tourist ejected after attack

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

The arrest and deportation of an Australian cruise ship passenger for an assault in international waters shows police will take action against domestic violence no matter where it happens, the Bay of Islands’ top cop says. (

Boy Drowns on Liberty of the Seas Cruise Ship

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

The Liberty of the SeasAn eight-year old boy drowned onboard Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas Monday while the ship was at sea. (

Royal Caribbean’s Empress of the Seas to Sail From Miami

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Empress of the Seas (Currently Pullmantur Cruises' Empress)Empress of the Seas will sail short cruises out of Miami when it returns to the Royal Caribbean fleet after spending eight years with sister company Pullmantur. (

Atlantis Presents The First All-Gay Cruise On The Revolutionary Anthem Of The Seas

Saturday, December 19th, 2015

Atlantis Events, Inc., the world’s largest gay and lesbian vacation company, makes history in 2016 with the first charter of Royal Caribbean’s revolutionary 4200-guest Anthem of the Seas megaship sailing from New York City.

Distinguished Memory Artist Brings Royal Caribbean Ports-of-call to life. Stephen Wiltshire Creates Panoramic Montage of Mediterranean Coastal Cities

Friday, December 18th, 2015

To celebrate the upcoming debut of the world’s largest cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas, Royal Caribbean International unveiled a panoramic view like no other. (more…)

Royal Caribbean cruise ship struck by gastro outbreak and wild weather

Thursday, December 17th, 2015

The Royal Caribbean International cruise ship Explorer of the Seas arrived at Sydney’s Circular Quay about 6am this morning, where NSW Ambulance paramedics were on standby.

Plunging into Adventure on the Tallest Slide at Sea: Royal Caribbean Reveals 10 story Ultimate Abyss

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

Take the plunge, if you dare! At 10 stories high, Harmony of the Seas’ Ultimate Abyss is not only the tallest slide at sea but an epic adventure, not for the feint of heart.

Gastro outbreak hits 182 passengers on luxury cruise ship docked in Sydney

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

The Explorer of the SeasA viral bug is the likely cause of an outbreak of gastroenteritis on a luxury cruise liner, New South Wales health authorities say. (

Lori Cassidy Promoted to AVP, Global Corporate, Incentive and Charter Sales at Royal Caribbean

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Cassidy is responsible for all sales, service, and marketing efforts pertaining to global meeting, incentive and full-ship charter business, as well as the Royal Caribbean loyalty gift card and individual incentive certificate programs. (

Jewel Of The Seas Receives A $30 Million Makeover To Be Unveiled In April 2016

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

The Jewel of the SeasRoyal Caribbean International today announced that Jewel of the Seas will sail out for the summer 2016 Mediterranean season boasting a new shine and ready to explore the ‘old world.’ (more…)

Royal Caribbean Adds Grease Musical to Harmony and Independence

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

The first cruise line to feature fully licensed, Tony Award-winning Broadway productions announced that Broadway’s hit musical Grease will take the stage onboard Harmony of the Seas, sailing across Europe as of May 2016, and Independence of the Seas, Europe’s beloved ship that returns to her homeport in Southampton, England for the summer. (more…)

Biggest Cruise Ships Based in Southern Hemisphere Meet in Sydney Harbour

Sunday, November 29th, 2015

The two biggest cruise ships based in the southern hemisphere met in Sydney Harbour last night when Royal Caribbean International’s Explorer of the Seas was welcomed to its new Australian home by twin sister Voyager of the Seas. (

Anthem of the Seas Arrives In Puerto Rico

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Anthem of the Seas (Foto: Christian Eckardt - Columbus Cruise Center)Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla has welcomed the Anthem of the Seas cruise ship to Puerto Rico, marking the beginning of the tourist season on the island, according to a prepared statement. (